Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Paul Ramos uses and protects any information that you give Paul Ramos when you use this website.

Paul Ramos is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Paul Ramos may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27.07.20.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • email messages
  • What we do with the information we gather

Form data is collected by a third party plugin and stored in our website database. We store this database securely on web servers based in the UK. Form data is also sent to our email address, the mailbox is securely stored on the same servers in the UK, and mail is delivered by encryption to our email client. If you submit a form, the contact information and email message are retained indefinitely.

Email newsletter subscriptions are handled by third parties (Mailchimp) outside the EU. Both of these providers use automation (emails are set up to automatically go out at set times). Both of these providers are established secure businesses. Subscription data is held on their secure servers and mail is delivered to our email client. If you subscribe, your contact information is held indefinitely. You can unsubscribe from the service at any time. Each of these providers have their own privacy policy:

https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping

We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, if you have agreed to opt-in to marketing emails.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. These cookies will last for one year.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. These cookies will last for one year.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

This site uses Google Analytics. The following cookies are used to do this:

COOKIE NAME / EXPIRATION / TIME DESCRIPTION
ga / 2 years / Used to distinguish users.
_gid / 24 hours / Used to distinguish users.
_gat / 1 minute / Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named
_dc_gtm. AMP_TOKEN / 30 seconds to 1 year / Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
gac / 90 days / Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Embedded information

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, adverts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact us if you have any concerns about your privacy.

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